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CES 2018: Casio unveils a Smart Watch with GPS support that you can recharge with the sun

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At CES 2018 watchmaker Casio announced that they are creating a special white colour variant of its Pro Trek smartwatch on a limited run. Which is named as Casio G-Shock Rangeman GPR B-1000, it’s a GPS-equipped wearable that falls under the Rangeman line.

The GPR-B1000 is equipped with dual wireless and solar charging systems to support activities in the outdoors.

 

It can do standalone GPS navigation for up to 33 hours on a single charge. There’s also a built-in solar panel in the face. So, if you leave the watch in direct sunlight for at least four hours, Casio promised you’ll get another hour of GPS navigation.

Using Bluetooth, the watch pairs with a smartphone to connect to the G-SHOCK Connected app, allowing the user to create routes or manage log data in the app. Tracks and point data saved in memory are displayed on a 3D map or as a timeline. The watch also receives data from time servers to keep accurate time anywhere in the world.

The GPR-B1000 delivers toughness in construction and materials, with a dust- and mud-resistant structure and it comes with an altimeter, barometer, compass, and thermometer. Designed for the ultimate in survival toughness.

The solar panel basically doubles as an auxiliary charger for the smart functions. It’s useful if you’re an outdoorsy person and often find yourself on extended camping trips without access to a proper power source. However, if you’re at home, you can rest the G-Shock on a wireless charger puck and then get a 100- percent charge in five hours. Although the company has not showcase GPR-B1000 model in the case 20218, they are just saying that we are making.


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